Joint funeral prayer of martyred personnel held with COAS in attendance


PESHAWAR: The joint funeral prayer of 11 security forces martyred in a suicide blast in Swat on Saturday were offered here in Peshawar garrison on Sunday evening with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in attendance.
According to a statement of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Bajwa also visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the metropolitan city and inquired after the injured security personnel.
The statement added that Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Corps Commander Peshawar also participated in the joint funeral prayer.
Let it be known that 11 security personnel embraced martyrdom and 13 sustained injuries in a suicide blast targeting sports area of the army unit in Sharifabad area of Tehsil Kabal in Swat on Saturday.


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